Opinion  /  Published 19.10.18

We are destroying oceanic food chains

Sir — Over-exploitation has pushed fish populations worldwide to the brink. Besides freshwater fish, other aquatic species like crabs, sharks and octopuses are also getting depleted. Human greed has...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.20

Govt to sell fish online to counter price rise

The Bengal fisheries development department has decided to directly sell fish to counter the rise in prices be¬cause of the coronavirusin¬duced lockdown.While people in Calcutta can place their orde...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

Many marine species may die out, and we're to blame

Sir — Research shows that many large species of fish might go extinct as the oxygen levels in the oceans decrease owing to rising temperatures. This is alarming, and human beings are the only ones t...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Food that is delicious — and endangered

Sir — It is worrying that endangered shark species such as hammerhead and spiny dogfish are being sold surreptitiously in Britain. Names like rock salmon or huss are being used while labelling dishe...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Corner of Brahmaputra bed at home for fish

Laymen would call them aquariums but they’re so much more than that. The tank in Deepta Chakravartty’s dining room has a riverbed replicating the one in the Brahmaputra, pebbles and plants that ar...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Angling time as meat’s fishy!

Panicking over coronavirus? Let’s take fishing tackles and down your worries by catching a huge number of fresh bhakuwa, kawoi, shital, ilish, rou, kuchia and mangur maas.Fishing has emerged as the ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.19

May Dutee Chand's courage inspire others

Sir — Fame should be accompanied by a sense of responsibility. Most public icons in India seem unaware of this. Dutee Chand is a notable exception. The ace sprinter decided to make public her sexual...
By The Telegraph in

Bihar  /  Published 10.10.18

Andhra fish bone of contention for Bihar

The health department is treading cautiously when it comes to banning fish from Andhra Pradesh in the markets of Bihar. The department has decided to collect the fish samples afresh and get them teste...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 30.09.18

Chemical alarm on fish from Andhra

Beware of fish imported from Andhra Pradesh being sold across the state. Chemical analysis of samples collected from these fish has revealed presence of formalin, a chemical used for preserving fish, ...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

An oddity Calcuttans know of but don't quite understand

If you take a flight from someplace to Calcutta and land on a clear afternoon, a vast expanse of emerald waterbodies will reveal itself unto you on the eastern side, just beside rows of gleaming tower...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in


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